We remember William Herbert Anderson

We remember William Herbert Anderson

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Blackfriars,Glasgow United Kingdom Source:8541529 29th December 1881
1884
sibling Ronnie Anderson Source:9112035 1884
1888
sibling Charlie Anderson Source:9112035 1888
1891
location Cornhill House,Coulter,Biggar,South Lanarkshire. United Kingdom parents address Source:8541529 1891
1896
sibling Teddie Anderson Source:9112035 1896
1902
service British Army Second Lieutenant 1st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers Source:9172959 20th December 1902
1908
service British Army Lieutenant Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:9172968 1st April 1908
1909
marriage Gertrude Campbell Gilmour Source:7198610 4th June 1909 - 25th March 1918
1909
location 18 Woodside Terrace,Kelvin,Glasgow. United Kingdom parents address Source:8541529 1909
1914
service British Army Temporary Captain Highland Light Infantry 3rd (Glasgow) Battalion Source:9172983 10th September 1914
1918
service British Army Acting Lieutenant-Colonel Highland Light Infantry Source:9173018 12th March 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Highland Light Infantry 12th Battalion Source:7198610 24th March 1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Highland Light Infantry 12th highland Battalion Source:54851
1918
death Killed in Action All four Anderson brothers fell in World War One. Somme France Source:7198610 Source:9112035 Source:8556802 25th March 1918
burial Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme 11. G. 36. Peronne Road Cemetery,Maricourt,Somme,Fance France Source:7198610

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Herbert
Initials WH
Last Name Anderson,
Source 8556802
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
18 Woodside Terrace,Kelvin,Glasgow. United Kingdom parents address 1909
Cornhill House,Coulter,Biggar,South Lanarkshire. United Kingdom parents address 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Highland Light Infantry 12th highland Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
British Army 1st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers Second Lieutenant
British Army Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion (Territorial Force) Lieutenant
British Army Highland Light Infantry 3rd (Glasgow) Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army Highland Light Infantry Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
British Army Highland Light Infantry 12th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eleanora Anderson mother
William James Anderson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ronnie Anderson brother 1884
Charlie Anderson brother 1888
Teddie Anderson brother 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Campbell Gilmour wife 4th June 1909

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription MARY2719

External Evidence

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The Telegraph Anne1202
1st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers - Gazette Fife3190
to the Territorial Force - London Gazette Fife3190
Temporary Captain - London Gazette Fife3190
Temporary Col - London Gazette Fife3190

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